Plastic & Climate: The Hidden Costs of a Plastic Planet

Everyone knows what causes climate change: fossil fuels. What’s less known is that plastic is also a climate polluter, as it is made from fossil fuels, such as crude oil, coal, and natural gas.  New research published by Center for International Environmental Law...

UN Decides to Control Global Plastic Waste Dumping

Major Plastic Waste Producers Must Get Consent Before Exporting their Toxic Trash to Global South FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE MAY 10, 2019 Geneva, Switzerland — Today, 187 countries took a major step forward in curbing the plastic waste crisis by adding plastic to the Basel...
Green groups to Nestlé: “Own up, pay up, clean up your act!”

Green groups to Nestlé: “Own up, pay up, clean up your act!”

MANILA, Philippines (April 10, 2019) — A day before Nestlé’s Annual General Meeting, over a hundred activists belonging to the global #breakfreefromplastic movement trooped to Nestlé’s Philippine headquarters today to demand accountability for their role in abetting...

Toxics & Climate Activists Unite Against Covanta

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE April 8, 2019 Contact: Lisa Arkin, Beyond Toxics, larkin@beyondtoxics.org 541-465-8860 Damon Motz-Storey, Oregon PSR, damon@oregonpsr.org, 303-913-5634   Toxics & Climate Activists Unite Against Covanta Coalition calls on Oregon State...